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Cedar Hill Cemetery

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Cedar Hill Cemetery is a premiere example of the American rural cemetery. To date, more than 33,000 people have chosen Cedar Hill Cemetery as their final resting place, including J.P. Morgan, Samuel and Elizabeth Colt, John and Isabella Beecher Hooker, and Katharine Hepburn.

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Established in 1864, Cedar Hill Cemetery is a non-sectarian, privately-managed, nonprofit organization. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Cedar Hill Cemetery’s reputation as a premiere example of the American rural cemetery is enhanced by its historic landscape, sculptured monuments, and natural resources. To date, more than 33,000 people have chosen Cedar Hill Cemetery as their final resting place, including J.P. Morgan, Samuel and Elizabeth Colt, John and Isabella Beecher Hooker, and Katharine Hepburn.

The grounds encompass 270 acres of landscaped woodlands and waterways, which serve as a sanctuary for memorial artworks, Hartford history, welcomed wildlife, and many visitors who come to remember loved ones and tour the grounds. Cedar Hill Cemetery is open 365 days a year from sunrise to sunset. Visitors interested in taking a self-guided tour of the grounds can pick up a map at the information box inside the entrance or in the Cemetery office. Cemetery tours and events are offered from April through October.

Tour time: 1-2 hours

 

Other amenities: Dining Nearby, Dining nearby, Parking, Parking, Printed Guides, Self-guided tours

 

Pricing: Free; $5 for tours/programs.

Other Amenities: Bus Parking, Guided Group Tours, Special Rentals

Dates of Operation: Grounds year-round, sunrise to sunset. Special events and guided tours, Apr.-Oct.

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Location:

453 Fairfield Ave.
Hartford, CT 06114

Hours:

Sunrise-sunset.

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